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Rosa Del Carmen
Rosa del Carmen T. J. is 30 years old and a resident of the Department of Ahuachapán. She lives with her husband, who is a construction worker, and their two dependent children who are studying in a basic education program at the local school. Rosa started selling tortillas two years out of family necessity. She decided that she should help her husband with covering their household expenses.


Rosa makes and sells tortillas at noon and in the evenings. She has the advantage of being the only tortilla stand in her neighborhood. Rosa has been able to build a very stable business that generates good revenues. For this reason, she is requesting a loan so that she can buy corn in bulk so that she can serve more customers and generate a better income.

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Rosa del Carmen T. J. de 30 años de edad, reside en el departamento de Ahuachapán. Vive junto a su esposo el cual se dedica a trabajar en construcción, así mismo vive junto a sus dos hijos menores de edad los cuales estudian educación básica en la escuela del lugar. Rosa posee una venta de tortillas desde hace un par de años atrás, debido a la necesidad que su familia, Rosa tomó la decisión de convertirse en la ayuda económica de su esposo, lo cual le permitió solventar junto a su esposo todos los gastos del hogar. Ella trabaja haciendo y vendiendo las tortillas en el mediodía y en las noches, contado con la ventaja de ser la única tortillería en los alrededores de su hogar, gracias a esto Rosa cuenta con un negocio muy estable el cual le permite obtener ganancias muy buenas. Es por esto que ella solicita un préstamo a través del cual pueda comprar maíz por mayor, para de esta manera atender mayor cantidad de clientes y así obtener mayores ganancias.

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About Apoyo Integral

Apoyo Integral (Apoyo) is a nonprofit organization offering financial products that enable clients to increase their working capital, purchase fixed assets, buy and remodel homes, expand agricultural business and more. The organization’s target group is businessmen and women who have already established their businesses but need financial support to strengthen or expand them.

Like Kiva, Apoyo is committed to empowering women involved in business activities in rural areas. Kiva lenders’ funds will be used to expand these services to an even greater number of poor clients in rural areas.

About El Salvador

  • $4,900
    Average annual income
  • 453
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    El Salvador Loans Fundraising
  • $23,269,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Rosa Del Carmen purchase corn in bulk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 18, 2010
Listed
Feb 19, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Feb 15, 2011